Information about Brexit

Information about Brexit

In this section touring artist will provide news about upcoming regulations concerning UK`s withdrawal from the EU, which will be relevant for artists and other creatives (and everybody working with them). touring artists refers to respective contact points and information portals that can assist with specific questions.

Brexit glossary

The German Chamber of Industry and Commerce has published a Brexit glossary with important dates and terms (in German only).

Brexit: movement of people in the cultural sector

This report by the House of Lords argues that the cultural sector urgently needs more clarity on free
movement post-Brexit.

British Council - Library

Also have a look at the British Council’s Library: a collection of pieces on the implications of Brexit on the education, arts, culture and science sectors.

Impact of Brexit on the arts and culture sector

Read the research report on behalf of Arts Council England from autumn 2017 (updated in 2018).

Moving Beyond Brexit: Uniting the Cultural and Creative Sectors

This report by BOZAR, British Council and European Cultural Foundation gives recommendations concerning legal isuues, funding and mobility.

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Brexit and its impacts

First administrative reactions >>>

FAQs on right of residence

The German Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community provides detailled FAQs on right of residence in the context of Brexit.

Here, you can find a question that many artists and organisers see themselves confronted with these days:

Question: After Brexit, will German citizens still be able to travel to the UK / British citizens be able to travel to Germany without a visa for short stays?

Answer: Probably, yes. The EU has proposed an act agreeing on mutual exemption from visa requirements which covers stays of up to 90 days in each 180-day period. This would allow British citizens to travel throughout the Schengen area.

Registration form for British citizens living in Berlin

The Berlin Foreigners Registration Office has put a registration form online for British citizens living in Berlin. This can be used to apply for a residence permit.

Customs Formalities

With the UK withdrawing from the EU, the same customs formalities will apply to trading in goods with the UK which are now applying to trading in goods with third countries. The website of German Customs provides helful advice (in German only)

Brexit und Zoll

Report by the Bundesministeriums für Finanzen, January 2019, Brexit und Zoll (German).

Preparedness Notices of the EU Commission

The European Commission has published Preparedness Notices to different topics, e.g. what should be considered when travelling.